Category Breakfast

Paleo Lemon Poppy Seed Muffins

 Of course baggies filled for my Crossfit friends:

My husband and I did yard work all weekend long. I stared over the wall a couple times at the neighbor’s lemon tree trying to think of what I could make with those. Last night when I finished work and James was at Taco Tuesday with the boys, a large light bulb went off...

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Paleo Banana Nut Muffins

I had a few old bananas that needed to be used so I researched many different Paleo recipes and put my own flare on it. They came out exactly the way I envisioned them. Moist, fluffy, light, and delicious.
Yields: 12 regular sized muffins or 35-42 mini muffins
3 large ripe bananas or 4 small, nearly black peel
4 eggs
6 tablespoons coconut oil
1/2 cup coconut flour
1/2 cup almond flour
1 TBSP ci...
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Bacon & Egg Cupcakes

My husband emailed the link to this recipe while I was working. A quick glance at the link, I thought he really wanted me to bake him cupcakes. When I got home that night, I pulled up the link and went to the website and realized what it really was. I attempted this two ways.
Bacon and Egg Cupcakes Ingredients:
– 12 eggs (one per cupcake hole)- You can omit the yolks if you want all egg whites 

– bacon (...
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Eggs Benedict

One of my husband’s favorite things about vacationing is ordering eggs Benedict from room service. I finally attempted it on my own and it was successful. The Tabasco in the hollandaise sauce makes this a fun and unique way to prepare it. 


2 egg yolks (from regular, large eggs) for Hollandaise Sauce + 4 eggs to poach

1-1/2 teaspoons fresh-squeezed lemon juice

1/8 teaspoon Kosher salt


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Homemade Pancakes

You can buy your favorite boxed pancake mix or make your batter from scratch. Fiber One pancake mix is very light and not as sweet as homemade batter. For 6-8 pancakes you use one cup of Fiber One mix and 2/3 cup of water for your batter.
Below is a very special pancake mix recipe from my Aunt Connie. It’s fabulous!
1¼ cup Flour
3 tsp. baking powder
½ tsp. salt
2 Tbsp. sugar
1 egg
2 tsp...
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Starbuck’s Pumpkin Pound Cake

Recipe Source: Fast Food Fix, by Devin Alexander
I doubled this recipe so I could do one with cream cheese frosting and one with the powdered sugar glaze.
  • 1 1/2 c. All Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 tsp. Ground Cinnamon
  • 1/2 tsp. Salt
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Soda
  • 1/2 tsp. Baking Powder
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground Cloves
  • 1/4 tsp. Ground Nutmeg
  • 1 1/2 c. Sugar
  • 1/2 c. Fat Free Vanilla Yogurt
  • 3 Egg Whites
  • 1 c...
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Danish Aebleskiver “Apple Slices”

One of Denmark’s most famous types of pastry, Aebleskiver (in Danish, “Apple Slices”) are light, melt-in-your-mouth pancake balls that taste like a cross between a pancake and a donut. Once you master the knack of using an aebleskiver pan, you may never buy fat-filled commercial donuts again!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Total Time: 1 hour
2 apples, peeled, cored, pared, and chopped...
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Pancetta Fried Eggs and Hash Browns

Ingredients for two people:
4 large eggs
4 thin slices of pancetta
Salt and pepper
Olive oil
2 tablespoons parsley, finely chopped
4 russet potatoes
3 cloves of garlic, minced
Spear the potatoes with a fork a few times over the skin...
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